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Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma; cancer of the lining of the abdominal caviety.

Long-term regional chemotherapy for patients with epithelial malignant peritoneal mesothelioma results in improved survival

European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 Janury 29 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Sugarbaker PH, Chang D Abstract PURPOSE: Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare disease with about 300 new cases per year in the USA. Its natural history is described as local progression within the peritoneal space in the absence of liver metastases […]

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Peritoneal Deciduoid Mesothelioma

International Journal of Surgical Pathology 2017 January [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Dominiak N, Graybill W, Gunning W, Richardson MS, Spruill LS Abstract This report highlights a diagnostically challenging case of diffuse deciduoid mesothelioma occurring in the peritoneum of a 25-year-old woman, 8 months postpartum. Optimally debulked tumor consisted of sheets of polygonal cells arranged […]

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The importance of EZH2 and MOC-31 expression in the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant effusions

Diagnostic Cytopathology 2016 December 26 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Sadullahoglu C, Nart D, Veral A Abstract BACKGROUND: All malignant tumors may spread throughout the pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial cavities. The presence of tumor cells in serosal fluid is a poor prognostic indicator. It may be difficult to differentiate nuclear atypia of mesothelial cells due […]

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BAP1 is altered by copy number loss, mutation, and/or loss of protein expression in more than 70% malignant peritoneal mesotheliomas

Journal of Thoracic Oncology: Official Publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 2016 December 27 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Leblay N, Leprêtre F, Le Stang N, Gautier-Stein A, Villeneuve L, Isaac S, Maillet D, Galateau-Sallé F, Villenet C, Sebda S, Goracci A, Byrnes G, McKay JD, Figeac M, Glehen O, […]

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The first case of benign multicystic mesothelioma presenting as a splenic mass

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Metachronous Uterine Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma and Peritoneal Mesothelioma in Lynch Syndrome: A Case Report

International Journal of Surgical Pathology 2016 November [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Lu Y, Milchgrub S, Khatri G, Gopal P Abstract Lynch syndrome is a hereditary disease with germline mutation in a DNA mismatch repair gene, most often presenting with colorectal and/or endometrial carcinomas; however, the spectrum of Lynch syndrome-associated tumors is expanding. In this […]

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Mentored experience of establishing a national peritoneal malignancy programme – Experience of first 50 operative cases

European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2016 November [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Chang KH, Kazanowski M, Staunton O, Cahill RA, Moran BJ, Shields C, Mulsow J Abstract BACKGROUND: Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) are considered standard of care for pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) and selected patients with colorectal peritoneal metastases (CPM) or peritoneal […]

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Occupation and mesothelioma in Sweden: updated incidence in men and women in the 27 years after the asbestos ban

Epidemiology and Health 2016 September [Link] Plato N, Martinsen JI, Sparén P, Hillerdal G, Weiderpass E Abstract OBJECTIVES: We updated the Swedish component of the Nordic Occupational Cancer (NOCCA) Study through 2009 in order to investigate the incidence of mesothelioma of the peritoneum and pleura in both genders, and explored occupational exposures that may be […]

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Mesothelioma in the United States: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare investigation of treatment patterns and overall survival

Clinical Epidemiology 2016 October [Link] Beebe-Dimmer JL, Fryzek JP, Yee CL, Dalvi TB, Garabrant DH, Schwartz AG, Gadgeel S Abstract INTRODUCTION: Mesothelioma is a rare malignancy typically associated with exposure to asbestos and poor survival. The purpose of this investigation was to describe mesothelioma patient characteristics, treatment patterns, and overall survival (OS) utilizing the National […]

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Genomic profiling of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma reveals recurrent alterations in epigenetic regulatory genes BAP1, SETD2, and DDX3X

Modern Pathology 2016 November 4 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Joseph NM, Chen YY, Nasr A, Yeh I, Talevich E, Onodera C, Bastian BC, Rabban JT, Garg K, Zaloudek C, Solomon DA Abstract Malignant mesothelioma is a rare cancer that arises from the mesothelial cells that line the pleural cavity and less commonly from the […]

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